|Writers Uncensored: The City as Man - Deep Dish TV|
Part of the series: The Lannon Foundation Presents Writers Uncensored. Mexico City: home of the Nobel Prize winning poet Octavio Paz and Latin American essayist Carlos Fuentes. For both writers, Mexico City, the largest metropolitan city in the world, becomes a metaphor for all that is right and all that is wrong with contemporary society and culture.
Keywords: Octavio Paz; Carlos Fuentes; poetry; Mexico; Mexico City; social change; Lannon Foundation
|Culture and Identity - Deep Dish TV|
Latino writers, musicians, painters and performers seize the TV screen and remind us to listen to Latino voices to hear our own conscience. With Maria Hinojosa.
Keywords: Latino; Latina; Latin America; music; art culture; Mexico; Puerto Rico
|Lucha Libre: Super Barrio - Deep Dish TV|
A lively portrait of Super Barrio Gomez, defender of the poor, organizer of the homeless of Mexico City, who wears a wrestlers mask and a Superman cape, as he visits squatters in the barrio and talks to migrant workers in Southern California.
Keywords: Super Barrio Gomez, homeless, poverty, Mexico City, migrant workers, Southern California
|Ideas and Power: Tiempo de Hibridos - Deep Dish TV|
Rigoberto Menchu, Jean Franco and others look at Mexico and the increasing social divisions. A fusion group, Zazhil, combines Aztec and Maya sounds with new age rock and reggae, as a Holy Week reenactment of the crucifixion provides a graphic metaphor for the suffering indigenous masses.
Keywords: Rogoberto Menchu; Jean Franco; Ideas; Power; Mexico; Zazhil; Aztec; Maya; New age rock; reggae; Holy Week; Indigenous; Crucifixion